A popular way to celebrate bride's upcoming marriage is by hosting a bridal shower. Traditionally, the organization of this gift-giving party falls to the bridesmaids and takes place four to six weeks before the wedding date. If you are in charge of a bridal shower party — be ready for some challenges. The most obvious one is venue choosing. The options are limitless: from small and intimate ones to spacious and grand. Still, there's no need to worry. We hear you! Scroll down below to see our picks for the best bridal shower venues in New York.
Ladurée is a French luxury bakery established back in 1862. It was soon transformed into a pastry shop and became one of the world’s best-known sellers of the double-decker macaron. Later, Ladurée opened its doors in other parts of the world, including Soho, New York. Ladurée Soho is not only a pastry boutique but also a tea salon and restaurant, both perfect for events. The location offers private and semi-private dining options with a sitting combination that can accommodate parties of 10 to 100 guests. That’s not all! Ladurée’s crown jewel is its tree-shaded garden, where you can host the event of your dreams. Just imagine celebrating a bridal shower surrounded by such beauty!
Maman NYC is a real gem! What started out as an independent cafe in Soho is now a leading lifestyle brand with locations around the city and beyond. Today, Maman is a cafe, a bakery, a restaurant, and an event space — all in one. They offer a family-style menu that can be customized to your liking. Cozy feel, friendly atmosphere and space full of light — Maman is an ideal place for intimate soulful gatherings. The capacity is up to 18 seated guests! Whether you are planning to host a birthday party, bridal shower or an intimate wedding, the staff will make sure to provide you with high-quality services.
Ivy Terrace is a venue located in a luxurious commercial real estate building. This private event space offers both indoor and outdoor areas, including a rooftop terrace overlooking Manhattan. What a dream! Ivy Terrace is the ultimate option for hosting a gathering with friends and colleagues, intimate celebrations, cocktail-style and night dance parties. Enjoy panoramic views of the mesmerizing skyline and spend quality time with the people you love. The venue accommodates 30 seated guests and 150 standing.
Bottino is the perfect place to host any celebration, from birthday parties to bridal showers and micro-weddings. The city garden restaurant offers three beautiful spaces and an enclosed patio. The North Garden, the Pool Room, and the East Garden — each equally stunning! The restaurant provides seating for private events from 10-75 guests, and a full buyout can accommodate up to 120 people. Don't hesitate to reach out for help while planning an event. Bottino’s staff will assist you with table decor, special occasion cakes, and even music! If you already have vendors of your choice, Bottino will welcome them too.
This multi-story historic venue is not only a good place for casual dining but also offers a variety of event options. Engagement parties, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners — Sunday in Brooklyn welcome all types of celebrations. The venue is ideal for both intimate and large gatherings, as it can accommodate groups of different sizes, ranging from 9 to 150 guests. The private dining room, a covered rooftop garden, and a second-floor sunroom — each space has its own unique feel. What is your choice?
A bridal shower at the museum? Why not! The New Museum’s iconic building, located on the Bowery, offers a variety of event spaces for rental purposes: Theater, Marcia Tucker Hall, and Sky Room among others. The latter is a go-to for different wedding-related events! The Sky Room features floor-to-ceiling windows that provide a panoramic view of the Manhattan skyline. Whatever space you choose, New Museum’s event team will personalize it to fit all of your needs. Include a private gallery tour at your event to make it even more special.